Get ready for a little learning and a lot of fun! Local museums have kids in mind this summer

If you are like most, you are still feeling the unpleasant pinch of the economy. And this summer, many families are downsizing their traditional summer vacations into weekend getaways or even day trips.

But, just because your trip is only one day doesn’t mean it can’t be memorable. Here are my top picks for affordable, family day trips that mix a little learning in with the fun. Shhh! The kids will never know!

HAGLEY MUSEUM

200 Hagley Rd, Wilmington, DE, 19807

July 22 – Sunday – 12:30 to 4 p.m.  Hagley Creek Kids – Black Powder
Experiment with the many …